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Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Internal Number: 2207417
A Research Laboratory in the Dept. of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunolgy requires a lab manager with basic accounting and business skills to provide hands-on guidance of sample management operations, including day-to-day tactical activities associated with consent, procurement, receiving and retrievals of the biorepository. The candidate will assist, create and implement sample management SOPs, (policies and procedures), as well as assist in development of strategic opportunities within the hospital/nursing staff to achieve goals. The position provides direct, hands-on guidance in a supervisory position of personnel scheduling, transportation, safety and creating and implementing logistics and sample transportation policies and procedures which result in attaining departmental milestones and achieve high levels of client satisfaction.
The position also requires advanced medical knowledge, progression of disease, medical charts and treatment regiments to assist and train staff and developing training modules for biorepository SOPs.
The position requires excellent communication with employees with varying educational backgrounds (H.S. Diploma to Master of Science) and the ability to monitor operations, recommend adjustments to work schedule to ensure coverage in all areas and a good knowledge of business practices and customer service. The position requires that the candidate be willing to assist in professional development, performance reviews and have an excellent understanding of federal grant mechanisms.
The Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology at Vanderbilt has a long and rich history of excellence in teaching, clinical service, and research. Our collaborative efforts in personalized medicine in cancer, pharmacogenomics and the creation of Diagnostic Management Teams are at the "leading edge" of a revolution in the practice of pathology. The department lives and breathes our mantra that we are a "laboratory of the whole" for defining the future of pathology. We are committed to taking a leadership role in both basic and translational research in these areas of focus.
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Requires a minimum of 5 years' experience in lab management or project management, managing staff (>10 staff), medical training/knowledge required to understand treatment/clinical trials, outcome and progression of disease and treatment.
Basic accounting and business skills would also be beneficial.